Chapter 4: How skills are used in the workplace

 

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Figures

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  • Figure 4.1 Average use of information-processing skills at work
  • Figure 4.2 Average use of generic skills at work
  • Figure 4.3 High use of skills at work
  • Figure 4.4 Labour productivity and the use of reading skills at work
  • Figure 4.5 Use of information-processing skills at work, by gender
  • Figure 4.6 Use of generic skills at work, by gender
  • Figure 4.7 Gender gap in wages and in the use of problem-solving skills at work
  • Figure 4.8 Use of information-processing skills at work, by age group
  • Figure 4.9 Use of generic skills at work, by age group
  • Figure 4.10 Mean ICT use at work and at home, by age group
  • Figure 4.11 Use of information-processing skills at work, by educational attainment
  • Figure 4.12 Use of generic skills at work, by educational attainment
  • Figure 4.13 The tertiary premium and the use of reading skills and task discretion at work
  • Figure 4.14 Use of information-processing skills at work, by type of contract
  • Figure 4.15 Use of generic skills at work, by type of contract
  • Figure 4.16 The wage penalty for temporary contracts and the use of problem-solving skills and task discretion at work
  • Figure 4.17 Use of information-processing skills at work, by occupation
  • Figure 4.18 Use of generic skills at work, by occupation
  • Figure 4.19 Use of information-processing skills at work, by industry
  • Figure 4.20 Use of generic skills at work, by industry
  • Figure 4.21 Use of information-processing skills at work, by establishment size
  • Figure 4.22 Use of generic skills at work, by establishment size
  • Figure 4.23 Skills use at work, by proficiency level
  • Figure 4.24 Workers in high-skilled and unskilled jobs
  • Figure 4.25a Incidence of over-qualification
  • Figure 4.25b Incidence of under-qualification
  • Figure 4.25c OECD measure of skills mismatch in literacy
  • Figure 4.26 Overlap between qualification- and skills-mismatch measures
  • Figure 4.27 (L) Literacy proficiency scores among over- and under-qualified workers
  • Figure 4.28a Over-qualification, by socio-demographic characteristics
  • Figure 4.28b Over-qualification, by job characteristics
  • Figure 4.29 Under-qualification and over-skilling, by age
  • Figure 4.30 Skills use and qualification mismatch
  • Figure 4.31 Skills use and skills mismatch
  • Figure 4.32a Effect of over-qualification and over-skilling on wages
  • Figure 4.32b Effect of under-qualification and under-skilling on wages


Tables

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  • Table A4.1 Mean use of information-processing skills at work
  • Table A4.2 Mean use of generic skills at work
  • Table A4.3 Percentage of workers who use their skills frequently
  • Table A4.4 Labour productivity and average reading at work
  • Table A4.5a Mean use of information-processing skills at work, by gender
  • Table A4.5b Gender differences in the use of information-processing skills at work (adjusted)
  • Table A4.6a Mean use of generic skills at work, by gender
  • Table A4.6b Gender differences in the use of generic skills at work (adjusted)
  • Table A4.7 Gender gap in wages and in the use of problem-solving skills at work
  • Table A4.8a Mean use of information-processing skills at work, by age group
  • Table A4.8b Differences in the use of information-processing skills at work, by age group (adjusted)
  • Table A4.9a Mean use of generic skills at work, by age group
  • Table A4.9b Differences in the use of generic skills at work, by age group (adjusted)
  • Table A4.10 Mean ICT use at home and at work, by age group
  • Table A4.11a Mean use of information-processing skills at work, by educational attainment
  • Table A4.11b Differences in the use of information-processing skills at work, by educational attainment (adjusted)
  • Table A4.12a Mean use of generic skills at work, by educational attainment
  • Table A4.12b Differences in the use of generic skills at work, by educational attainment (adjusted)
  • Table A4.13 Tertiary gap in wages and in the use of skills at work
  • Table A4.14a Mean use of information-processing skills at work, by contract type
  • Table A4.14b Differences in the use of information-processing skills at work, by contract type (adjusted)
  • Table A4.15a Mean use of generic skills at work, by contract type
  • Table A4.15b Differences in the use of generic skills at work, by contract type (adjusted)
  • Table A4.16 Gap in wages and in the use of skills at work between types of contract
  • Table A4.17 Mean use of information-processing skills at work, by occupation
  • Table A4.18 Mean use of generic skills at work, by occupation
  • Table A4.19 Mean use of information-processing skills at work, by industry
  • Table A4.20 Mean use of generic skills at work, by industry
  • Table A4.21 Mean use of information-processing skills at work, by establishment size
  • Table A4.22 Mean use of generic skills at work, by establishment size
  • Table A4.23 Distribution of skills use, by proficiency level
  • Table A4.24 Workers in jobs requiring low or high levels of education
  • Table A4.25 Percentage of workers in each category of qualification and skills mismatch
  • Table A4.26 Percentage of workers in each category of skills mismatch, by qualification-mismatch status
  • Table A4.27 (L) Mean literacy score, adjusted for years of education, gender, age and foreign-born status, by qualification-mismatch status
  • Table A4.28 Likelihood of over-qualification, by socio-demographic and job characteristics
  • Table A4.29 Likelihood of under-qualification and over-skilling, by age group
  • Table A4.30 Mean use of information-processing skills, adjusted for literacy and numeracy proficiency, by qualification-mismatch status
  • Table A4.31 Mean use of information-processing skills, adjusted for literacy and numeracy proficiency, by skills-mismatch status
  • Table A4.32a Effect of qualification and numeracy mismatch on wages
  • Table A4.32b Effect of numeracy mismatch on wages
  • Table A4.32c Effect of qualification mismatch on wages